This tool have been placed here as a courtesy to you. Please use this information wisely and at your own risk. Feel free to contact us if you have any further questions.

There are only 2 ways to qualify for the K IRC Section 911 Form 2555 Foreign Earned Income Exclusion; one of which is the Physical Presence Test. In order to qualify under the Physical Presence Test (PPT) one must be present outside the United States for 330 days out of any 365 days (330 out of 366 days in leap year).

  • To use this simple tool simply start typing the country to which you are present. Your country will appear in a drop down list. Select your country.
  • Then select the first date you entered the country above.
  • Then select the end date you left the country above.
  • Then select “Add Date Range”
  • You will notice your input appears in the grid below.
  • Then input your next date range. Don’t worry you can input date ranges out of order. And if you make a mistake or want to make an adjustment simply select the date or country from the output below and make the adjustment.
  • Remember to qualify you must input an entire 365 date range.
  • Finally, select Print and save this document for your records.


Qualifying year
Date From
Date To

  Country From To U.S. Foreign  

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You’re almost there! Please continue to enter your data. Once you’ve reached 330 foreign days, a qualification message will appear.
Based on the info you input above, you may qualify for the Foreign Earned Income and Housing Exclusion under the Physical Presence Test from to . Again, this tool was provided as a courtesy and you should contact a competent tax advisor to review your travel calendar. If you are in need of an experienced international CPA, call GEMMS at (678) 625-7641.